Juul, Altria face first trial over claims of marketing e-cigarettes to teens

Reuters | March 27, 2023

By Brendan Pierson (Reuters) – E-cigarette company Juul Labs Inc and its former largest investor, Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc, will face their first U.S. trial this week over claims that they created a public nuisance by marketing addictive e-cigarettes to minors. Minnesota seeks to force the companies to pay for measures to remedy the […]

Pfizer looks past COVID with $43 billion deal for cancer drug maker Seagen

Reuters | March 13, 2023

By Manas Mishra and Michael Erman (Reuters) -Pfizer Inc on Monday struck a $43 billion deal to acquire Seagen Inc and its targeted cancer therapies as it braces for a steep fall in COVID-19 sales and generic competition for some top-selling drugs. Seagen marks Pfizer’s largest purchase in a string of recent acquisitions utilizing a […]